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05-14-15f ti 6 7 8 9 10 It 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 DONA ANA COUNTY JUVENILE JUSTICE CONTINUUM BOARD May 14, 2015 Following are the summary minutes from the Dona Ana County Juvenile Justice Continuum Board meeting held on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., in Conference Room 2007A of City Hall, 700 N. Main, Las Cruces, New Mexico. MEMBERS PRESENT: Chief Jaime Montoya (LCPD) Deputy Chief Dunivan (LCPD) Mary Helen Llanez (Catholic Diocese) Brian Kavanaugh (proxy for Jose V. Frietze FYI) Dr. David Garcia (DAC Board of Commissioners) Deborah Varol (Public Defenders Office) Joe Mestres (Las Cruces Public Schools) Jeanne Resendez (Mesilla Valley Hospital) Greg Smith (Mayor Pro-Tem City of Las Cruces) David Borunda (3rd Judicial District Court) Chief Jay Wisner (JPO/CYFD) Mark Johnston (CLC Parks & Recreation Depart,) Cheyenne McCravey (Youth) ABSENT: Honorable Marci Beyer (Chair, 3rd Judicial District) Jolene Martinez (CYFD) Lieutenant Joshua Flemming (DAC Detention Center) Cynthia Clark (District Attorney's Office) George Guynn (CYFD Juvenile Justice Services) Rory Rank (Retired) Berenice Holguin (Lead SPED Social Worker, GISD) John Loeffler (Peak Behavior Health) Noami Castillo (Youth) Ken Roberts (DAC Sheriff's) OTHERS PRESENT: Julie Molina (FYI JARC) WMM Rothengrass Loren H. Schourover Amy L. Dominguez Cecilia Martinez Katherine Cardox STAFF PRESENT: Javier Amaro (Juvenile Justice Continuum Coordinator) Martha Moreno (Recording Secretary) I. CALL TO ORDER — Board Chair Meeting was called to order by Mr. Montoya at 11:01 a.m. II. ROLL CALL FOR QUORUM Roll call taken by Mr. Montoya. Quorum present. 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 III. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS Mr. Montoya welcomed everyone to the Juvenile Justice Continuum Board quarterly meeting IV. PUBLIC COMMENT Nothing to report. V. OLD BUSINESS A. Approve minutes of 3/12/15 DACJJC Board Meeting Mr. Montoya asked for a motion to approve the minutes. Mayor Pro-Tem Smith moved to approve the minutes. Dr. Garcia seconded. All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried. B. Pathways Spending Selections Update — Javier Amaro, CLC Mr. Amaro stated that a company out of Kentucky (www.builyfree.com) specializes in school bullying prevention products. Other cities speak highly of their products and utilize the training material with their SRO'S. May 29 is the deadline to purchase. Mr. Amaro stated that Las Cruces Public Schools is having a fair at Centennial High School. Providers will display their services to administrators and counselors. Mr. Amaro stated that the school pathways requires that we have some kind of data processing. Judge Beyers is working to hire Mr. Carlos Posadas, NMSU and additional staff to assist with the data collection. Mr. Johnston moved to proceed with the data collection program with the remaining funds. Mayor Pro-Tem Smith seconded. All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried. VI. NEW BUSINESS A. Continuum Coordinators meeting update (Taos, NM) — Javier Amaro, CLC Mr. Amaro stated that he attended the meeting March 25 and 26. One of their discussions was that the continuum boards need to share the same vision and share ideas, network together. The boards also need to network with local/state legislators to strengthen the relationship. 2 1 Mr. Amaro stated that for the JJAC meetings instead of having just one representative, 2 they would like to invite others to attend. There are six (6) representatives and a 3 minimum of three (3) representatives need to attend the meetings. 4 5 Mr. Amaro stated that they would like for continuum board members to attend other 6 continuum board meetings. 7 8 Mr. Amaro stated that the implementation of the state wide data base (SARA) has proven 9 to be very informative and beneficial to the local continuums and state office. The next 10 meeting is scheduled for July, 2015 it will be held in Lincoln County (Ruidoso). 11 12 B. FY 2015 DACJJC Pro gress Report — Javier Amaro, CLC 13 14 JCP progress report for March 2015: 15 16 • JCP I — 7 youth, 70 community service hours 17 • JCP II — 59 youth, 264 community service hours 18 • JCP III — 23 youth, 36 community service hours 19 20 JCP progress report for April 2014: 21 22 • JCP I — 8 youth, 72 community service hours 23 • JCP II — 48 youth, 218 community service hours 24 • JCP III — 21 youth, 42 community service hours 25 26 Mr. Amaro stated that JCP will be moving to a new location, 890 N. Tornillo, Youth 27 Campus in July, 2015. 28 29 Mr. Johnston stated the Parks & Recreation Department has created a Youth Campus �0 (Weed & Seed, After School Program, and JCP). 31 32 Mr. Johnston stated that the Weed & Seed program provides services/programs to 6 — 33 18 year olds. We also do family outreach we have partnered up with Roadrunner Food 34 Bank and we are providing services for 200 families. We are rotating monthly through 35 varies facilities. 36 37 Mr. Johnston stated that we will be offering employment opportunities to the JCP youth 38 that complete the program. 39 40 Mr. Amaro stated that JCP has two (2) volunteers who are assisting the community 41 educators. 42 43 Mr. Amaro stated that the JCP youth are working on the 365 Mural project. The Mural 44 project is in conjunction with LCPD, Codes and JCP. 45 46 Mr. Montoya, LCPD meet with the JCP III youth to provide information to them what 47 LCPD provides. Very interesting on how the youth think. I wanted to share this with the 48 board, it's a great opportunity for the board to talk to the JCP III kids. 49 N 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 Mr. Amaro asked if anyone is interested in doing a presentation please contact him by email iamaroCa�las-cruces.org. C. School Pathways Meeting — Judge Beyers, 3rd Judicial District Mr. Mestres stated that they are looking into more training for the SRO's and school administrators. They will be utilizing the bullying prevention products. Working on doing more pro -active strategies in keeping the students in school. Working on implementing a diversion program for truancy cases outside of JPO. Looking into other possibilities of training during professional development sessions. D. Juvenile Assessment & Reporting Center Update — FYI, Inc. Ms. Julie Molina stated that they are in the process of going for discussion this month and action in June with the Memorandum of Action (MOU). The MOU is between FYI and Gadsden School District. They are also working with LCPS regarding prevention or assistance to youth and their families before law enforcement involvement. Mr. Montoya stated that there are 23 kids signed up for the Youth Leadership Academy which will be held at Lynn Middle School in June. VII. PRESENTATION — INFORMATIONAL: Anthony Youth Farm - Coordinator Presentation was cancelled due to fire alarm; had to exit the building. Vill. NEXT REGULAR MEETING Next meeting date is scheduled for July 9, 2015. A. An executive committee meeting may be called at the discretion of the chair. IX. ADJOURN Mr. Johnston moved to adjourn. Dr. Garcia seconded. Meeting adjourned at approximately 11:43 a.m. c -/0 ' -6I S' *�air`person Date C!